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Rosencrantz Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes from Rosencrantz
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“Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death?”
Tom Stoppard
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
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Rosencrantz
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death
first to know
finding about death
intuition of mortality
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“It never occurred to me at all. We must be born with an intuition of mortality.”
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“Be happy -- if you’re not even happy, what’s so good about surviving?”
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“Life in a box is better than no life at all, I expect. You’d have a chance at least. You could lie there thinking: Well, at least I’m not dead.”
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“There must have been one, a moment, in childhood, when it first occurred to you that you don’t go on forever.”
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“Eternity is a terrible thought. I mean, where’s it going to end?”
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“Before we know the word for it, before we know that there are words, out we come, bloodied and squalling...with the knowledge that for all the points of the compass, there’s only one direction and time is its only measure.”

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